Solidification Simulation Using Scheil Model in Multicomponent Systems

  • Shuang-Lin Chen
  • Ying Yang
  • Sinn-Wen Chen
  • Xiong-Gang Lu
  • Y. Austin Chang
Basic and Applied Research


Solidification paths simulated by Scheil model have been analyzed. Since the Scheil model assumes that the already solidified solid phases are “frozen,” the simulated solidification paths must follow the eutectic type paths and cross over the peritectic type boundaries to satisfy the mass balance requirement. Examples are given for comparison between the Scheil simulation results and the experimental observations for alloys in Mo-Ti-Si system.


calculation phase diagram solidification simulation 



Y. A. Chang wishes to acknowledge the financial support of this work from the AFSOR Grant No. FA9550-06-1-0229, the NSF-FRG Grant No. NSF-DMR-06-05662 and the Wisconsin Distinguished Professorship. X.-G. Lu thanks the Ministry of Science and Technology and Education of China and the National Science Foundation of China for their financial support under Contract Nos.: 2006AA06Z124, 2007CB613606 (MOST), NCET-06-0434 (EDU), 50774052 (NSFC).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shuang-Lin Chen
    • 1
    • 2
  • Ying Yang
    • 1
  • Sinn-Wen Chen
    • 3
  • Xiong-Gang Lu
    • 2
  • Y. Austin Chang
    • 4
  1. 1.CompuTherm, LLCMadisonUSA
  2. 2.School of Materials Science and EngineeringShanghai UniversityShanghaiChina
  3. 3.Department of Chemical EngineeringNational Tsing Hua UniversityHsinchuTaiwan, ROC
  4. 4.Department of Materials Science and EngineeringUniversity of WisconsinMadisonUSA

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